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Table 2 Bivariable and multivariable logistic regression analysis showing relation between the outcome selected and associated variables of HIV positive mothers feeding practice

From: Infants and young children feeding practice and associated factors among HIV positive mothers of children 0–23 months in health centers of Gulele sub-city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables Feeding practice COR [95% CI] AOR [95% CI]
RFP (%) NRFP (%)
Mothers’ educational status  
 Not formally educated 15 (37.5) 25 (62.5) 0.99 (0.50–1.94)  
 Formally educated 115 (37.3) 193 (62.7) 1  
Family monthly income  
 1501–5000 86 (39.4) 132 (60.6) 0.48 (0.24–0.98)  
 > 5001 32 (40.0) 48 (60.0) 0.4 (0.21–1.04)  
 ≤ 1500 12 (24.0) 38 (76.0) 1  
ANC follow up  
 Yes 129 (37.89) 212 (62.2) 0.27 (0.23–2.30)  
 No 1 (14.3) 6 (85.7)   
On ART^  
 Yes 124 (37.1) 210 (62.9) 1.27 (0.43–3.74)  
 No 6 (42.9) 8 (57.1) 1  
Knowledge of mothers  
 Adequate 97 (42.2) 133 (57.8) 1.87 (1.16–3.03) 1.80 (1.04–3.01)*
 Inadequate 33 (28.0) 85 (72.0) 1 1
Family support on infant feeding  
 Family 41 (30.8) 92 (69.2) 2.04 (1.19–3.47) 1.35 (0.73–2.50)
 Neighbors 4 (36.4) 7 (63.6) 1.59 (0.43–5.76) 1.34 (0.32–5.51)
 Relatives 21 (31.3) 46 (68.7) 1.99 (1.04–3.78) 2.05 (1.00–4.18)*
 NGOs 14 (43.8) 18 (56.2) 1.16 (0.52–2.58) 0.75 (0.30–1.87)
 Nobody 50 (47.6) 55 (52.4) 1 1
Information of mother on feeding practice  
 Adequate 77 (87.4) 100 (56.5) 1.71 (1.10–2.66) 1.77 (1.07–2.93)*
 Inadequate 53 (31.0) 118 (69.0) 1 1
Head of family     
 Mother 17 (28.3) 43 (71.7) 0.3 [0.66–1.52] 0.31 [0.05–1.68]
 Father 111 (41.1) 159 (58.9) 0.17 [0.04–0.79] 0.17 [0.03–0.87]*
 Parents 2 (11.1) 169 (88.9) 1 1
Disclosure status     
 Yes 88 (35.8) 158 (64.2) 1.25 [0.78–2.01]  
 No 42 (43.5) 60 (58.8) 1  
  1. RFP recommended feeding practice, NRFP not recommended feeding practice
  2. * Statistically significant (p-value < 0.05); ^ variables with p-value > 0.25, hence not included in the multivariable model